Mountain Piton, Type I-V (WWII)

Thursday April 1st, 2021 admin

Stock Number Reference: Item Army Stock Number Piton, Mountain, Type I, Rock, Horizontal 74-P-133-15 Piton, Mountain, Type II, Rock, Vertical 74-P-133-20 Piton, Mountain, Type III, Rock, Wafer 74-P-133-25 Piton, Mountain, Type IV, Ice 74-P-133-30 Piton, Mountain, Type V, Rock, Angle 74-P-133-35

Navy Diaphragm (ND) Mark IV Gas Mask

Wednesday February 10th, 2021 admin

The US Navy Diaphragm (ND) Mark IV Gas Mask was made in 1943-44 to replace the Mark III. The Mark III featured small oval-ish eye lenses, while the Mark IV features large semi-triangular eye lenses, providing more field of vision. The size of the Mark IV is “U” which means […]

M-1938 Dismounted Leggings (1943)

Friday October 23rd, 2020 admin

Stock Number Reference: Leggings, Canvas, Dismounted, M-1938 OD3 Khaki Shade Size Army Stock Number 1R 72-L-61883 2R 72-L-61889 3R 72-L-61895 4R 72-L-61901

Army Air Force Anti-Flak Goggle/Eyeshield

Tuesday October 6th, 2020 admin

Goggles manufactured in heavy gauge olive drab painted steel with a series of six horizontal slit cut-outs for each eye. Simple corduroy face padding at the upper and lower edge and an adjustable elastic strap. Issued about 1944 and rarely worn by aircrews due to their limited visibility, but they […]

Army Air Force M-3 Steel Helmet

Saturday August 22nd, 2020 admin

The M-3 Flak helmet was the first helmet designed expressly for use by American bomber crews. The M-3 has large hinged ear covers on its sides to accommodate a communications headset; the covers were originally lined with felt. Unlike M-1 helmets, the M-3 features a built-in suspension system. The headband […]

Marine M-7 Light Anti-Tank Mine Pouch (1945)

Sunday July 19th, 2020 admin

This pouch was designed for the invasion of the Japan Home Islands, but failed to see during the combat operation. Stock Number Rerference: (Nomenclature and stock number acquired)

M10 Plotting Board (WWII)

Sunday March 15th, 2020 admin

The plotting board M10 is a fire control instrument designed to assist the operator in computing and plotting firing data. The plotting board is sturdy, simple to operate, accurate, and easilyt adopted to use by computers in the field. It carried in a durable canvas case.   Stock Number Reference: […]

Army Special OD7 Herringbone Twill (HBT) Jacket (1945)

Saturday October 5th, 2019 admin

At this point, the Army was going to great lengths to protect troops from possible chemical warfare attack. In late 1942, most tops were modified with “gas flaps” on the chests and cuffs while trousers were fitted with overlapping flys in an effort to prevent blister agents from reaching soldiers’ […]

Reversible Ski Parka With Fur Trimmed (1942)

Tuesday September 24th, 2019 admin

Reversible ski parka (with fur trimmed). Shown one is Medium size, fur trimming is missing.   Stock Number Reference: Parka, Ski, Reversible, Fur Trimmed Size Army Stock Number Small 55-P-4909 Medium 55-P-4906 Large 55-P-4903 Olive green side White side